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Jerry's Cafe

406 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6402
505-722-6775
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Ranked #2 of 89 Restaurants in Gallup
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Beverly, Massachusetts
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102 reviews 102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Stopped a delivery driver on the street and asked for a breakfast recommendation. He suggested Jerry's and we are glad we listened. Obviously a local favorite, the place was packed on a Wednesday morning but we got seated in minutes. The food was delicious and plentiful and the service was prompt, quite an accomplishment in such tight quarters.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We ate here based on hotel recommendation. My husband and I lived in Albuquerque for 8 years but moved away 10 years ago. We brought the kids to the Four Corners area on a trip and this was our first time in Gallup. The red and green chile was flavorful but not too hot so the kids were able to... More

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had lunch.I had a chicken enchilada.It had a bright orange cheese on the top not sure what kind it was. It tasted okay, but was not very good.The guacamole was not made there. It was just okay.to get to the restroom you have to go through the kitchen. Once I was in the restroom the air freshener was so... More

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Peoria, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The line out the door was a hint that this might be a good place. We got in fairly quickly since there were only 2 of us. I am originally from this part of the country so I had an idea of what to expect: really good food, friendly servers and an interesting mix of locals and travelers. If you... More

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Bardstown, Kentucky
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90 reviews 90 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We were checking out the shops in Gallup and I ask the mailman for a locals place for breakfast and Jerry's was the recommendation. We ordered the egg, potatoe and ham burrito to split. She brought 2 plates covered so I thought she had ordered us one each but not so it was just that big halved. A lot of... More

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talent, or
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Had trouble finding a lunch spot, and ended up going to Jerry's (Improbable name for mexican fare). The place was packed with locals. The chile relleno was the best I've ever had. The wife's enchiladas and taco were excellent, also. Wife asked for salsa, was offered hot sauce which she declined as too hot. Minutes later, the young guy showed... More

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Gallup, New Mexico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

a small place, walking distance from the center. Jerry did not invest in the looks and the ads- they speak for themselves through the food they served. It is excellent- south west cuisine. Local people feel comfortable here and it is usually packed. Excellent food, homey setting, low prizes.

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Arizona
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190 reviews 190 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We stopped here because of the good reviews on TA. This place is a must-see operation - they crank out the food and rotate the customers faster than you can believe. The place is tiny and crowded, with the busser continually pushing his dish cart up and down the aisles, there is virtually no room to get by him since... More

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Libertyville, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Good Mexican fare at a reasonable price. Fried bread with honey complimented my chili rellenos, rice and beans. Wife had the combo plate with beef, we left with a doggy bag. More food than one should eat at lunch. The 2 passes by patrons trying to sell their local made jewelry was a unneeded distraction. It seemed to be a... More

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Stillwater, Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Arriving just minutes before they closed, we were still warmly welcomed. The food was excellent, our waiter was friendly, and the service was speedy. This was the perfect stop not far off the highway on our journey from Arizona to Albuquerque. If I'm ever in Gallup again, I will definitely return.

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Additional Information about Jerry's Cafe

Address: 406 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6402
Phone Number: 505-722-6775
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Gallup
Cuisine: American, Mexican

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